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Former GUNS N' ROSES Drummer: 'AXL ROSE Is A Lousy Friend'

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler says that he would love to reunite with his former bandmates, even if it means putting up with the notoriously unpredictable frontman Axl Rose again. "Axl is a great singer but a lousy, y'know, friend or bandmate," Adler said on The Official Steven Adler Fan Site. "The only ...

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CADILLAC Sales Soar with LED ZEPPELIN

Since Cadillac hooked up with LED ZEPPELIN early last year as part of a marketing campaign called "Break Through", the sales of Cadillac cars rose 16 percent, according to Cadillac advertising director Kim Kosak. In addition, prior to kicking off its ZEPPELIN-backed ad campaign at the 2002 Superbowl, Cadillac ranked third in advertising recall among ...

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SEVENDUST's MORGAN ROSE Set To Destroy With 'Alien Freak'

Vater Percussion officially launched a Morgan Rose (SEVENDUST) signature drumstick, dubbed "Alien Freak", at the NAMM 2003 show in early January. "Finally a stick for someone with one thing in mind: DESTRUCTION!" Rose proudly stated. "With the dual butt-end design, my Alien Freak gives you all the power you need without compromising one bit of ...

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ROSE TATTOO: What We Did On Our Vacation

Veteran Australian rockers ROSE TATTOO are currently on a break while the various members of the group pursue other projects. According to the band's official web site, these are some of the non-TATTOO activities currently being pursued: - "[Frontman] Angry Anderson is the lead in a new movie called 'Sixteen G's'...it's about the underworld and ...

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LED ZEPPELIN 'As Close As Ever' To Reuniting: JEFF PILSON

LED ZEPPELIN are "as close as they have ever been" to reuniting, according to former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson, a close friend of Jason Bonham — son of late ZEPPELIN drummer John Bonham — who jammed with Jason briefly in an early incarnation of Jeff's current group L/P (also featuring ex-DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch). "[George ...

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METALLICA Sue METALLICA!!

The following article appeared in today's edition of The Edmonton Sun: Against its record label, MP3 swappers and even a French perfume company, the monster metal band METALLICA has been involved in many controversial legal battles. Now its sights are aimed at the Edmonton punk band called ... METALLICA. The California former heavy ...

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AXL ROSE's Fur Shame Precipitates Philly Meltdown

The following item appeared in today's edition of the New York Post: Did Spa nightclub's anti-fur policy contribute to the bust-up of GUNS N' ROSES? On Dec. 6 — the day that Axl Rose & Co. axed their Philly concert, prompting a riot and causing promoter Clear Channel to scotch their tour — Axl was ...

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Vandals Sought In GUNS N' ROSES Riot

Vancouver police are getting ready to open an online GUNS N' ROSES rogue's gallery to help nab the hoodlums who trashed GM Place when the band cancelled their Vancouver concert last fall, according to The Globe And Mail. Police are reviewing media videotapes looking for images that might nab the vandals, Const. Sarah Bloor said ...

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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT: Proud To Be Reliable

DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott believes that the band's consistency has been a significant part of their appeal — when the fans go to a DEF LEPPARD concert, they expect to hear the hits, and the group are happy to play them. "They've come to terms with the fact that it's OK to like a ...

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Rape Threatened During GUNS N' ROSES Riot

Several female ushers at Philadelphia's First Union Center were threatened with rape by hooligan GUNS N' ROSES fans following the cancellation of the group's Dec. 6 concert, Philadelphia Daily News has reported. Mob mentality reportedly took over as irate fans vented their anger on the arena and the First Union Center staff instead of on ...

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Pollstar: GUNS N' ROSES 'Not An Arena Act' In 2002

GUNS N' ROSES have greatly reduced their chances of landing another arena tour following frontman Axl Rose's mysterious failure to show up for a concert in Philadelphia last Friday, according to Gary Bongiovanni, editor of concert-industry trade mag Pollstar. "Rose has damaged his career," he told Entertainment Weekly. "This makes the band a riskier situation ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Frontman Lands In Gay Gym

GUNS N' ROSES frontman Axl Rose unknowingly ended up in a mostly gay gym in Tacoma before the group kicked off their U.S. tour, Star magazine has reported. "The boys were frantic," a source at the gym revealed. "They didn't know if he was even going to stay. He looked pretty surprised. But he stayed, ...

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New York Post: Dead End For GUNS N' ROSES

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Post: Welcome to the bungle: Thanks to Axl Rose's bizarre behavior, GUNS N' ROSES had the plug pulled yesterday on the band's first tour in almost a decade. Clear Channel, the promoter, halted the long-anticipated tour after the band canceled Friday's concert at ...

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INTERSCOPE Confirms GUNS N' ROSES Tour Cancellation

A spokesperson for Interscope Records has confirmed to MTV News that GUNS N' ROSES' first tour in almost a decade has been cancelled, but did not did not immediately offer a reason for the cancellation. A spokesperson for the First Union Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania told the Associated Press that the date there was cancelled ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Cancel Philadelphia, Angry Fans Riot

GUNS N' ROSES fans at Philadelphia's First Union Center began rioting after being told that the group were a no-show Friday night (Dec. 6). About 14,000 people in the center were informed over the public address system at approximately 11:15 p.m. that a band member had fallen ill and the concert had been postponed. The ...

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DAWN OF RELIC To Release 'Lovecraftian Dark' In January

Finland's DAWN OF RELIC have set Jan. 20, 2003 as the release date through Season of Mist Records for their new album, "Lovecraftian Dark". The CD, which was recorded at Tico-Tico studios and mastered at Finnvox, will include special guest appearances by Alexi Ranta (THE BLACK LEAGUE), Mikko Hyttinen (R.M.S.), Jarno Juntunen (IGNIS FATUUS), and ...

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